Juvenile and Probate Court
Custody Information

Juvenile Court has concurrent jurisdiction with Domestic Relations Court in this county. By agreement of the Courts, all changes of custody between parents or relatives will be handled through the Domestic Relations Court.

Juvenile Court handles private custody cases that arise under O.R.C. 2151.23(A)(2), subject to O.R.C. 2301.03(V).

Juvenile Court has exclusive jurisdiction to handle all cases alleging abuse, neglect, or dependency filed by Fairfield County Child Protective Services.

Pleadings can be found under Juvenile Court Forms.